Power Plays: Critical Events in the Institutionalization of the Tennessee Valley Authority

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Law - 367 pages
Identifies the importance of New Deal conflicts, policy networks politics, and ruthless domination as critical events in the creation and early development of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

 

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Contents

Institutionalization
1
Tennessee Valley Authority As a Contingent Event
22
Genesis The Roots of Tennessee Valley Authority
46
The Tennessee Valley Authority Act
85
Public Interest Conflicts
125
Tennessee Valley Authority As a Microcosm of Society
155
Power Pooling and Reappointment
192
Judiciary Act of 1937
218
Institutionalization through Purge and Purchase
241
Tennessee Valley Authority As an Instrument Part of the Sociopolitical Processes of the 1930s
261
Notes
281
References
329
Index
353
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Richard A. Colignon is Associate Professor in the Center for Social and Public Policy and the Department of Sociology at Duquesne University.

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